RIT President to Discuss the "Past, Present and Future" Feb. 13




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Albert J. Simone presents his vision for RIT during the Alumni Executive Breakfast Briefing

Rochester Institute of Technology has been the beneficiary of some dynamic changes in the past 10 years. But whatís in store for Rochesterís largest university in the years to come?

Albert J. Simone, RIT president, will share his vision during the latest installment of the Alumni Executive Breakfast Briefing series, sponsored by RITís College of Business.

Simoneís presentation, "RIT: Past, Present and Future," will offer details on future plans for the RIT campus. He will also address "Powered by the Future: The Campaign for RIT" and the universityís significant impact on the Rochester business community.

The discussion, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, takes place at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford and is open to the public.

Simone has been RIT president since 1992 and is the eighth president in the universityís 174-year history. At RIT, Simone is responsible for one of the nationís leading career-oriented universities with over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 foreign countries, 2,800 faculty and staff, an annual operating budget of more than $425 million and an endowment of more than $400 million.

Registration for the event is $13, which includes breakfast. For more information, contact Donna Slavin at (585) 475-2199 or visit the Web at www.cob.rit.edu/alumni.